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Head of Policy

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Reference: HQ00178764 Location: London and home-based (flexible working) Salary: Circa £55,000 per annum Contract type: Permanent Date closing: 24/06/2021

Skills, Experience, Qualifications, If you have the right match for this opportunity, then make sure to apply today.

Prospectus is delighted to be supporting a national education foundation to recruit for a Head of Policy to lead their policy development and liaison work. This will include engagement with national and international policy organisations and leading projects that have a direct relationship with the Department for Education.

Acting as an ambassador for the organisation in key meetings across stakeholder groups, the Head of Policy will liaise effectively with these key decision makers and to help achieve organisational research and policy goals. You will develop and oversee the strategic policy agenda, lead on high priority policy projects, work with lawyers/advisers on the preparation of grant agreements and play a key role in influencing government, national bodies and other key stakeholders. You will effectively manage the policy team, supporting them to develop and deliver influencing strategies and other policy-relevant skills.

The successful candidate will have knowledge of the education sector with experience working in a senior education policy or research related role. You will have a track record of delivery on collaborative projects, exceptional interpersonal and written skills, and experience of leading and motivating a high performing team. You will also be an excellent relationship builder with a track record of working with and influencing a range of stakeholders.

Please apply with your CV only in the first instance (in Microsoft Word format). Following your application you may be contacted by Prospectus for an informal discussion and may be asked to provide further information to assist with the recruitment process.

As a specialist Recruitment Practice we are committed to building inclusive and diverse organisations, and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Please note, due to high volumes of interest in vacancies it may not be possible to answer all individual queries on positions prior to an application or registration.

London, flexible working available-£50,000 per annum

  • Borough, London-Up to £60,000 per annum, dependent on experience

Prospectus is a specialist recruitment consultancy and recruitment advertising and design agency working exclusively with the not for profit sector

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